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Ford CEO Mark Fields fired in senior management reshuffle - report

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Ford CEO Mark Fields fired in senior management reshuffle - report

Reports are emerging out of the US that Ford Motor Company has fired its Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields and will replace him with the company's head of Smart Mobility, James Hackett...

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Haval HB-03 crossover hybrid confirmed, bound for Australia
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Haval HB-03 crossover hybrid confirmed, bound for Australia

Chinese carmaker Haval, has confirmed its bold HB-03 concept unveiled at this year’s Shanghai motor show, will go into production. Further, the company’s Australian arm has confirmed the all-new, coupe-styled SUV will make its way Down Under in 2020...


Michelin rejects call to increase minimum worn tyre depth
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Michelin rejects call to increase minimum worn tyre depth

French tyre giant Michelin has rejected calls from some sections of the tyre industry to increase the legal tread depth of tyres in Europe from 1.6mm to 3mm, citing no direct link between a minimum tyre depth of 1.6mm and increased accident rates. Michelin commissioned an independent study from Ernst & Young which found mandating a legal tread depth of 3mm would cost European motorists an additional €6...


2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline review: Long-term report one – introduction

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline review: Long-term report one – introduction

The all-new 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan, launched in the second half of last year, has established a new benchmark in the hotly-contested medium SUV segment. The Tiguan is by no means the bestseller in the segment – that honour belongs to Mazda’s CX-5 – but at CarAdvice, we reckon the Tiguan is the pick of the medium SUV bunch...

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2017 Lotus Exige Sport 350 review
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2017 Lotus Exige Sport 350 review

With the 2017 Lotus Exige Sport 350, the company has placed its hero on a strict diet. Now, after shedding 51kg, the Exige is more potent than ever. But how does all that weight loss play out on the road?

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BMW M4 CS revealed: Limited run, Australian allocation confirmed - UPDATE
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BMW M4 CS revealed: Limited run, Australian allocation confirmed - UPDATE

BMW’s M4 Coupe range now has a new stablemate with the reveal this week at the Shanghai motor show of the BMW M4 CS. The M4 CS (Club Sport) is designed to sit neatly in the M4 range between the already meaty M4 Competition Pack and the monstrous M4 GTS - although the latter, also a limited-edition model, is now sold out...


2017 Toyota LandCruiser Altitude on sale
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser Altitude on sale

Toyota’s venerable off-road workhorse, the LandCruiser 200 Series, has been given a lift this week with the release of its annual Altitude special edition. Based on the GXL turbo-diesel, the off-roader receives a swag of extra kit. Limited to 600 vehicles, the Altitude scores leather-accented seats which are now electrically adjusted for the front seat occupants...


Dodge Demon revealed ahead of New York motor show debut
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Dodge Demon revealed ahead of New York motor show debut

We’ve been teased, we’ve been taunted and we’ve been Demonised. We've gasped at the sheer size of the 'Air Grabber' bonnet scoop. And we've calculated the tyre-shredding costs of those bespoke ‘Demon Branded’ 315/40R18 Nitto NT05R tyres. But now, the forthcoming Dodge Demon has been released into the wild ahead of its public debut at this week’s New York motor show...


Chevrolet to reveal plug-in FNR-X SUV concept in Shanghai
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Chevrolet to reveal plug-in FNR-X SUV concept in Shanghai

Chevrolet has released a teaser image of a new SUV concept, the FNR-X, which will make its public debut at the Shanghai motor show later this month. Following the wild FNR concept of two years ago, the slightly more conventional FNR-X is set to form the basis of a new plug-in hybrid electric SUV...


Toyota 86 Racing Series: Fast-tracking the next generation of motorsport stars

Toyota 86 Racing Series: Fast-tracking the next generation of motorsport stars

"This is the motorsport equivalent of petty cash." So says Neil Crompton, former touring car ace and current motorsport commentator, of the Toyota 86 Racing Series, the grassroots motor racing category that took Australia's race track by storm in 2016...


2017 BMW 6 Series M Sport earns 'Limited Edition' status
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2017 BMW 6 Series M Sport earns 'Limited Edition' status

BMW’s flagship grand touring coupe, the BMW 6 Series has been given a spruce up with the introduction of the M Sport Limited Edition available across the range: 6 Series Coupe, Convertible and the four-door Gran Coupe...


ACCC takes action against Audi Australia over diesel emission claims
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ACCC takes action against Audi Australia over diesel emission claims

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) has launched legal proceedings in the Federal Court against German carmaker Audi AG, its Australian subsidiary Audi Australia Pty Ltd, and their German parent company, Volkswagen AG over the long-running Dieselgate saga. This latest court action is in addition to proceedings launched against Volkswagen Australia by the ACCC last year...


KTM X-Bow on sale in Australia, and it's street legal
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KTM X-Bow on sale in Australia, and it's street legal

One of the world’s most manic road-registerable cars, the KTM X-Bow R, is now available in Australia and fully ADR compliant. Launched in Sydney today, the lightweight open-top ‘race car for the road’ has hit the Australian with a price of $169,990 plus on-road costs. For that money, you don’t get a lot of car, but you get a lot of car...


PSA board approves Opel takeover, announcement due Monday - UPDATE
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PSA board approves Opel takeover, announcement due Monday - UPDATE

UPDATE: It is now official, Opel has been sold to PSA Group. Story here. French automotive giant PSA Group is on the brink of completing a deal to buy General Motors' Opel and Vauxhall divisions, according to a report out of Europe over the weekend. More, the companies are now expect to announce details at 9:15am, Monday morning, in Europe - 7:15pm tonight, Australian time...


Nissan issues recall for Pulsar and Patrol for airbag fault
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Nissan issues recall for Pulsar and Patrol for airbag fault

Nissan Motor Co. (Australia) has issued a recall notice for just two cars affected by an airbag defect. Although not explicitly named by Nissan, the airbag fault mirrors that of the worldwide Takata airbag scandal. The affected cars are a Y61 Nissan Patrol and an N16 Nissan Pulsar with Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) JN1CBAN16A0018390 and JN1TFSY61A0330012...